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Book cover for Putin's People Making History

A selection of great recent history non-fiction from our stock.

Magazines and E-Magazines icon Magazines and e-magazines

Learn more about the magazines you can borrow from the library, plus download e-magazines for free using Libby.

Quick Reads collection icon Quick Reads

Collections of books designed to help people improve their reading and gain new confidence with books.

Holiday at home Staycation Books

Thinking of holidaying in the UK?
Get planning using these these fabulous Slow Travel guides from Bradt for English counties.

Reviews icon Share Your Thoughts

Loved it, hated it, indifferent?
Tell us what you thought
Visit Arena to review or rate the books, CDs and DVDs you have recently read, listened to or watched!

Reading Groups icon Are you in a Reading Group?

Have you signed up for our Reading Group service?
Want to know what you are entitled to?
Request your next set of books here.

Your libary at home icon Your Library At Home

Learn how to access amazing digital resources from the comfort of your home;
E-books, audiobooks, newspapers, magazines and more.

Cover of The Week The Week Magazine

The Week is one of over 2,000 magazine titles available to borrow and download for free.
Download the Libby app, log in with your library card number and PIN and you are away!

Quote on books or libraries Quotes

Fantastic book and library related quotes to inspire and enthuse!
Why not share them with your friends?

Book cover for Happy by Fearne Cotton New e-audio Titles

New titles have been added to the e-audio service for June - discover them here!

Book cover for Unwinding Anxiety Live Well, Feel Well

Live well and feel well with these books and resources on mental health and well-being.

Reading Well Logo Reading Well Collection

The Reading Well collection provides self-help reading for adults dealing with a range of mental health and other long term conditions.
'It's an inspiration ...'